Radius Networks Announces Availability of iBeacon Locate Mobile App For Android

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Discover, monitor and test any iBeacon in the wild with the iBeacon Locate mobile application from Radius Networks, available for free in the Google Play Android app store.

Radius Networks, Inc., the leading provider of mobile proximity services, today announced the release of its iBeacon Locate mobile app for Bluetooth Low Energy capable mobile devices running Android 4.3 or higher.

“The release of iOS 7 makes it possible to develop some pretty cool proximity-aware apps for iPhone and iPad devices. Along with our recently released iBeacon Development Kits and our Android iBeacon SDK, we are now making available the iBeacon Locate app as an easy to use tool for discovering, monitoring and testing iBeacons, ” said David Young, Chief Engineer at Radius Networks.

iBeacons are short range, Bluetooth Low Energy transmitters that can notify mobile devices when they come within 100 feet of the beacon. This micro-location proximity awareness can be leveraged to deliver a wide range of new innovative solutions, such as precision indoor navigation, automatic ticketing, guided museum tours and location-relevant offers and promotions.

“The iBeacon Locate mobile app for Android is the latest example of the tools and services we provide that enable our partners to deliver proximity-aware solutions for both Apple iOS and Google Android mobile devices,” added Marc Wallace, CEO of Radius Networks. “It’s a powerful tool, and it’s really going to accelerate our partners' efforts to develop, test and field iBeacon-based proximity solutions.”

About Radius Networks
Radius Networks creates new and innovative ways to use wireless device signals for proximity and presence detection. Radius Networks’ cloud-based proximity services are used by major retailers, restaurant chains, sports complexes and other brick-and-mortar operations to generate invaluable business intelligence and drive innovative customer engagement opportunities, including targeted mobile offers, dynamic digital signage and personalized concierge services. For more information, visit http://radiusnetworks.com or follow Radius Networks at @radiusnetworks.

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